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Furthering International Bio Chem Engagement

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29 Jul 2004

As part of the STCU’s Partnership Program and in order to strengthen research collaboration in bio chem areas, develop joint projects, and discuss the problems and perspectives of establishing a sustainable biotechnology sector in the STCU’s Recipient Countries, two major events were recently held.

A delegation including top scientists from ten institutes from Georgia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan attended the BIO 2004 Annual International Convention which was held from June 6-9, 2004 in San Francisco (www.bio.org/events/2004). The scientists participated in the complementary meetings with representatives of the following programs/organizations:

U.S. Department of State’s BioIndustry Initiative (BII) Program, www.biistate.net
U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), www.crdf.org
Accelerating California’s Emerging Technologies (ACET), USA, www.greenstart.org/acet
University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), www.ucsc.edu
Technology, Education, Marketing, Production and Optimization (TEMPO), www.nptemp.ru


From July 7 – 16, 2004, fifteen Ukrainian bio chem institutions were visited by a delegation from the USA including representatives of the following programs:

U.S. Bio-Chem Redirect Program in Eurasia, (click here to view program briefing: RU | EN)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Biotechnology Engagement Program (BTEP), (click here to view program briefing: RU | EN)
U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), (click here to view program briefing)
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), www.ars.usda.gov/is


The following institutions were involved in at least one of these events:


  • Bacterial Preparations Plant Biolek, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Bogomolets Institute of Physiology, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Central Sanitary and Epidemiological Station, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Department of Veterinary Medicine, Ukrainian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Kyiv
  • Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology & Virology, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • I. I. Mechnikov AntiPlague Research Institute, Odessa, Ukraine
  • Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry and Petrochemistry, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Institute of Chemistry of Plant Substances, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Institute of Experimental and Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Marzeev Institute of Hygiene and Medical Ecology, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Mechnikov Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Palladin Institute of Biochemistry, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Research Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Hygiene, Lviv Ukraine
  • Southern Plant Biotechnology Center, Odessa, Ukraine
  • State Research Regulatory Institute of Veterinary Preparations/Strains, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Sumy State Bioplant, Sumy, Ukraine
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Institute -National Center of Seed and Cultivar Research, Odessa, Ukraine
  • Institute of Genetics and Plants Experimental Biology, Uzbekistan
  • Uzbek Scientific and Research Institute of Veterinary, Uzbekistan